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Dr. Bettina Vadera

Chief Executive
Officer and Medical Director

Starting off as a Flight Physician with AMREF’s Emergency Service, accompanying air ambulance flights in East Africa and beyond, Dr Vadera has been with AMREF Flying Doctors for the last 13 years.

Dr Vadera obtained her Medical Degree from the Medical University in Hamburg, with specialisation in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Tropical Medicine. Her PHD is in Nuclear Medicine from the University in Marburg and she is certified in ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cadiac Life Support), PHTLS (Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support) and PALS (Paediatric Advanced Life Support-Instructor).

Dr Vadera has close to 2,000 hours experience in the field of medical patient transport, including ground ambulance, air ambulance and helicopter rescue and is a member of the EURAMI (European Aero-medical Institute) Board of Directors.